Pune: After receiving several complaints from parents of teenagers about their children attending parties where alcoholic drinks flow freely, the Social Security Cell of the police on Saturday night busted a booze binge at a well-known lounge in Koregaon Park and found 700 to 800 underage partygoers. The police said the children were aged between 15 and 19 years and were from various schools in the city. They said some of the parents of the children who were at the party made up the whos who of the city.
Considering their age, the children were let off with a warning. The police said their parents were reprimanded for not keeping their children in control. Two party organisers were arrested for allowing the underage students entry to the party and giving them alcohol. The arrested persons were identified as Darshit Bharat Chowhan (20), a resident of Shaniwar Peth, and Ashish Limaye (19) of Karvenagar.
In the past few days, we received more than 15 complaints from some parents that their children were attending parties where liquor is served abundantly, Police Inspector BhanuPratap Barge said, adding, Some parents even complained that if they try to restrain their kids, they turn violent and try to hurt themselves or go about damaging the furniture in the house.
He said the police acted on a tip-off to bust the Koregaon Park party. We received a tip-off that one such party had been organised at a well-known lounge where more than 700
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